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Cardinals Open with Win over Newark Central in Boys Basketball

The Alternative Press Staff

Monday, December 23, 2013 • 9:10am

NEWARK, NJ - Clarence Hoover and Jordan Sears each scored 17 points to lead the Plainfield varsity boys basketball team to a 61-55 victory over Newark Central in their season opener on Saturday.

Coach Jeff Lubreski's Cardinals rallied with a 24-10 showing in the final quarter to overcome a 45-37 deficit. 

Jachai Simmons finished with 15 points and 16 rebounds for Plainfield.

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